2015 Guest Scholar


Ph.D. Student
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania


Ope Akanbi is an attorney and a second year PhD student at Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania where she is a member of the Working Group on Media Industries and Public Policy. She studies telecommunications law and policy.  She holds a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School and was an Intellectual Property and Information Law Fellow at Cardozo.

Ope is currently a Fellow of the Consortium on Media Policy Studies and contributes to Ranking Digital Rights’ Corporate Accountability Index, a ranking of telecommunication and internet companies based on their disclosures of policies affecting users’ freedom of expression and privacy.